Christchurch earthquake one year on
It's the one year mark after the September earthquake that struck Canterbury.
The rebuilding process has started and areas have been zoned to classify the level of help home owners will get from the government, but most of the building is yet to start.The coroner's inquest into the deaths has begun, bringing closure to some families who lost loved ones in the February quake.
A new robot will aid smartphones and other devices using global positioning system (GPS) to calculate their location to millimetres.May 20, 2013, 10:20 pm
SANTIAGO (AFP) - A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck off the coast of Chile on Monday, the US Geological Survey said, with no immediate tsunami warning issued or reports of casualties or significant damage.27 minutes ago
Wellington-based Kai Tahu singer/songwriter Ariana Tikao is travelling to Laquenexy in the north-east of at the end of May to perform at the opening festivities for a Maori-themed garden. From there she is travelling to , in ’s north-west, for a programme of concerts and appearances.May 20, 2013, 5:07 pm
Australian Federal Police won't prosecute a man involved in the CTV building design who earlier stole the identity of an English engineer.May 20, 2013, 4:10 pm
The government's advisory service for Christchurch has got off to a bang.May 20, 2013, 3:09 pm
The demolition of a quake-damaged home in the south east Christchurch suburb of Redcliffs is underway.May 20, 2013, 3:02 pm
Christchurch Police are urging builders and contractors to be vigilant about securing construction sites after a fire caused minor damage to a house under construction in Hillsborough over the weekend.May 20, 2013, 2:33 pm
The Canterbury Water Banks Peninsula Zone Committee will meet for its regular monthly public meeting on Tuesday, 21 May, in Little RiverMay 20, 2013, 1:49 pm
Residents in the south east Christchurch suburb of Redcliffs have been evacuated, after fears a quake-damaged home could collapse onto the road below.May 20, 2013, 1:24 pm
Almost 50 appointments with independent advisors have been made for property owners facing rebuild and repair difficulties through the new Residential Advisory Service, Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says.May 20, 2013, 12:21 pm
Emirates Vice President of Australasia Barry Brown jetted in to Queenstown last week for his first taste of the resort’s world-renowned scenery and experiences.May 20, 2013, 11:11 am
New Zealand Police say their investigations into Gerald Shirtcliff are still open.May 20, 2013, 10:49 am
The Telecom Foundation is proud to announce the appointment of new trustee, Mayor of Porirua City, Nick Leggett.May 20, 2013, 7:51 am
Fog has disrupted flights again at Christchurch International Airport.May 20, 2013, 7:02 am
Fog has disrupted flights again at Christchurch International Airport.May 20, 2013, 6:35 am
The Earthquake Commission has closed nearly 90 percent of contents claims from the Canterbury earthquakes.May 20, 2013, 6:18 am
The trial for the man accused of murdering Christchurch prostitute Mallory Manning has been delayed.May 20, 2013, 3:01 am
Investor confidence is gaining momentum according to the latest ASB Investor Confidence Survey.May 20, 2013, 3:00 am
New Zealand's ambitions in the US get an airing at a forum in Washington DC attended by business and government heavyweights.May 20, 2013, 2:01 am
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